A new species of the staphylinid genus Philothalpus Kraatz, 1857 from Colombia is described and illustrated. This is the first known species from the Colombian Andes and is found in the coffee region (Quindío and Risaralda departments) associated with secondary premontane forests, Guadua forests, and coffee plantations. The new species is compared with Philothalpus chloropennis Chatzimanolis and Ashe from Panama.
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Vol. 73 • No. 2